“The New Britain 11” were members of the Double-A Rock Cats who kind of won the 2001 Eastern League championship.
The final was shutdown following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the players were hungry to win a final outright.
Now members of the 2002 Edmonton Trappers, they embarked on a journey to finish what they started.
Read More Eleven Heaven
The fingerprints of the Edmonton Trappers were all over the 2002 World Series champion Anaheim Angels.
Learn more about the impact of the Pacific Coast League graduates on the title-winning club …
Read More Wing Men
Year two of Edmonton Trapper baseball offered up the team’s first superstar.
Learn more about him and his teammates in the latest edition of In The Cards …
Read More In The Cards: 1982 Edmonton Trappers
The Edmonton Trappers of the mid-1990s were a team in transition.
The 1994 club was awaiting the arrival of a new ballpark (Telus Field replaced John Ducey Park the following year), and more success on the diamond. The back-to-back Pacific Coast League (PCL) titles didn’t take place until 1996-97 …
Read More In The Cards: 1994 Edmonton Trappers
Jim Abbott has served as inspiration in the baseball world for decades.
Born without a right hand, he persevered to become a college, Olympic and MLB pitcher who threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees in 1993.
Abbott once again inspired fans with an improbable comeback in 1998 that included five appearances with the Calgary Cannons.
Read More Reinventing the Abbott